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This Week at the Schermerhorn

It's a lively week at Nashville's landmark Schermerhorn Symphony Center featuring pop music, a trip under the sea, summer's signature cocktail party and a night with the stars of "Napoleon Dynamite."



Rob Thomas: Chip Tooth Tour
7:30 p.m.
$73.50 – 129.50

The former frontman for Matchbox Twenty presents a night of music featuring his award-winning solo work. He'll perform music from his latest studio release, Chip Tooth Smile, along with Matchbox Twenty favorites.


National Geographic Live: Ocean Soul
7 p.m.
$10 – $40

National Geographic underwater photographer Brian Skerry takes on a journey through the oceans where you'll discover the hidden world beneath the waves. His images celebrate the mystery of the depths, and he'll share his stories about living at the bottom of the sea to get close to his subjects.


Napoleon Dynamite: A Conversation with Jon Heder & Efren Ramirez
7:30 p.m.
$25 – $100

It's the 15th anniversary of the indie film cult classic Napoleon Dynamite. Watch the film in high-def. Following the screening, enjoy a lively discussion with fan-favorite cast members Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite) and Efren Ramirez (Pedro). The $100 level VIP tickets include a meet and greet with the stars.


Spirits of Summer
6 p.m.
$75 – $125

This 21-and-older outing transforms the Schermerhorn into a 1920s speakeasy. Nashville Symphony Assistant Conductor Enrico Lopez-Yanez hosts this evening featuring specialty cocktails created by local bartenders — each cocktail is paired with a piece of music performed by Nashville Symphony orchestra members. You'll have plenty of time to mingle with friends and musicians. In addition, you get to vote on your favorite of the cocktails (one will be crowned champion) from bartenders at Bourbon Steak, Etch, Josephine, Union Common and etc. The VIP ticket grants you access to the exclusive VIP lounge on the stage, full open bar, and special food and buffet access. Proceeds support the Nashville Symphony's artistic, educational and community programming.

The Schermerhorn Symphony Center is located at 1 Symphony Place, Nashville. Get tickets and more info at 615-687-6400 or nashvillesymphony.org.

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